4HE / 4HP
On this page you find all our current topics along with many useful links to great educational websites.
If your child needs to self-isolate, they will be able to access their class's learning through this web page. We will update this page at the start of every week.
A reminder of drop-off and collections times:
Drop-off: Jupiter & Saturn - 8.40am
: Mars & Mercury - 8.55am
Collection: Jupiter & Saturn - 3.05pm
: Mars & Mercury - 3.20pm
PE days (Week 1 = 8th March & 22nd March and Week 2 = 15th March & 29th March)
Children will need to attend school in their PE kits on these days.
Week 1: Tuesday & Friday
Week 2: Monday & Wednesday
Week 1: Wednesday and Friday
Week 2 : Monday and Wednesday
- Please hear your child read at least 3 times each week and record in their reading journal.
- Your child should try to play 5 games on Spelling Shed and play TTRockstars for 15mins two-three times weekly.
Maths WB- 8.3.21:-
Monday:calculate fractions of a quantity: calculate fractions powerpoint.
Tuesday:calculate quantities (fractions):calculate quantities powerpoint.
Wednesday: Recognise tenths and hundredths: recognise tenths and hundredths powerpoint
Thursday: Tenths as decimals:tenths and decimals powerpoint
Friday: Tenths on a place-value grid:tenths on a place value grid powerpoint
Half Termly Curriculum Focus:
- Equivalent fractions
- Number: Decimals
- Recognise Tenths and hundredths
- Tenths as Decimals
- Placing tenths on a place value grid.
- Placing tenths on a number line.
- Divide 1and 2 digit numbers by 10
- Using hundredths as decimals
- Placing hundredths on a place value grid.
- Divide 1 or 2 digits by 100.
Useful Homework Grid: Maths Homework Grid Yr4.docx
Extension Maths Activities for Home Learning
- These activities are available for you to use as and when you wish, if your child would like an extra maths challenge! For many of the activities there are 3 levels from easiest to hardest. The answers are included and they can upload their work to Seesaw as we'd love to see how they get on!
Fractions Problem Solving (This has many activities so should last several days).
Half Termly Curriculum Focus:
Poetry - 'Spell of the Air' ~ Elizabeth Jenkins
Fiction - 'Journey to Jo'Burg' by Beverley Naidoo
Thursday: write the first half of our suspense story - Writing our story power point
Friday: write the second half of our suspense story - Finishing our story power point
Below is the entire book 'Journey to Jo'Burg':
Non-Fiction - Biography: Nelson Mandela, 'Long Walk to Freedom'
Grammatical Terminology: subordinate clause, pronoun, adverb and preposition
Spelling Shed: There will be assignments set each week on Spelling Shed.
Year 4 have joined a free library called Epic.
The books are online and free to read with thousands to choose from. There is an excellent collection of non-fiction books too including many on our Africa topic. Use the search bar and a keyword to help you find a particular book or subject. You can also access videos and audio books.
Click on the link for the Epic website.
Your class code can be found on your Seesaw page.
Enjoy searching the thousands of books, the more books you read, the more badges you collect.
Well Done to the children who have already started reading.
Science - Sound
Topic - Africa
This term our topic has a geography focus. We will be learning about Africa:
Termly Curriculum Focus: African Art
Following on from the Five lessons on Buddhism during Home Learning, we will have two further lessons to complete this area of study in RE.
-What is life like inside a Buddhist monastery?
-Who is the Dalai Lama?
Below are links to useful websites to support your child's learning further. Don't forget there are lots more web links on the Parent Hub page.
Reading: Oxford Owl This is free to sign up and gives you access to many of the same reading books your child would read on the reading scheme at school.
Maths: nrich This site provides lots of challenge activities such as problem solving for children to really think about.
Science: This site regularly updates to provide home learning resources to support curriculum science topics.
All subjects: There are lots of videos and activities covering many curriculum subjects and all ages.
To access Reading Cloud, click here.